Category Archives: IQPC

No disclosure in New South Wales Equity Division without exceptional circumstances

I have referred before to Practice Note SC EQ 11 in the Equity Division of the Supreme Court of New South Wales. Its key paragraph reads as follows: The Court will not make an order for disclosure of documents (disclosure) … Continue reading

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London conference: Information Governance and eDiscovery for Financial Services on 10-12 September

IQPC is running an event called Information Governance and eDiscovery for Financial Services at Canary Wharf between 10 and 12 September 2012.  Recent events in the banking industry suggest that those who work in financial services, and those who advise them, … Continue reading

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IQPC Washington Information Governance and eDiscovery Strategy Exchange

My next trip to Washington DC (I am there as I write, at ILTA) is for IQPC’s Information Governance and eDiscovery Strategy Exchange which runs from 19 to 21 September at the Marriot Fairview Park. This event is organised by … Continue reading

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Something for everyone at IQPC’s Information Governance and eDisclosure Summit

If you want a rounded account of IQPC’s successful Information Governance and eDisclosure Summit in London this week, this is not the place to find it. I was involved in five events over the three days and spent most of … Continue reading

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Conference topics indicate the important eDiscovery and eDisclosure themes

That part of my life which involves speaking has four elements – preparation, travel, delivery and reporting. The month of May always has a full diary of events, and this year has more than usual. Of the four elements, the … Continue reading

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Professor Dominic Regan on why the Jackson Reforms mean the biggest-ever upheaval for UK litigation

I interviewed Professor Dominic Regan last week about pending developments in UK litigation. Dominic Regan is speaking at IQPC’s Information Governance and eDisclosure Summit, which takes place in London between 14 and 16 May, where I will introduce and moderate … Continue reading

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IQPC 2011 Information Retention and eDiscovery Exchange Survey

I wrote approvingly of IQPC’s Information Retention and eDiscovery Exchange which took place in Munich towards the end of 2010. I have been involved in some of the discussions about the 2011 equivalent, which will take place at the Kempinski … Continue reading

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The Gartner Magic Quadrant for EDiscovery Software and other EDiscovery Market Matters

As I have often said, I am content to stick to my own part of the e-Disclosure / e-Discovery world and leave others to theirs. Deciphering market trends is the job of analysts; journalists can react quickly to news; the … Continue reading

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UK and US EDisclosure / EDiscovery and Compliance Commonality at IQPC London

There was something for everyone at the IQPC Document Retention and EDisclosure Management Summit in London this week. The Bribery Act gave added incentive for those responsible for information management within organisations; at the other end of the process, prosecutors … Continue reading

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Filling the day and nearly getting filled with lead

One of the influential figures in US ediscovery gets very cross at references to the “ediscovery market”, as if the commercial connotations somehow sully the purity of the context of rules and judges and justice which the ediscovery / e-disclosure … Continue reading

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Phlogging IQPC with Dominic Regan and ipadio

Let us deconstruct my title in stages, taking the easy bits first. IQPC is a well-known conference organiser whose Information Retention and E-Disclosure Summit is generally recognised as the best of the London conferences on information management and the use … Continue reading

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Levelling out after LegalTech

LegalTech, UK educational sessions and calls from law firms, an LPO conference, Irish eDiscovery, litigation as an invisible export, legal blogging in New York and eDiscovery in Germany all help to pass the time. By and large, I find that … Continue reading

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Twitter, bribery and 37 corporate counsel in a big virtual bar

All your highly-polished marketing materials are useless if you do not get them in front of your intended audience and engage with them about it. An article intended merely to point you to a source of messages about the Bribery … Continue reading

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A reminder about some ediscovery sources plus a mini-conference on video

My plan to update the reference section on my website over Christmas was thwarted by the time it took to move from Windows to Office 2011 on the Mac – one of those jobs for which you allocate an hour … Continue reading

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Some resources on the UK Bribery Act 2010

I mentioned briefly in my report of IQPC in Munich the lucid explanation given by Vivian Robinson QC, General Counsel of the Serious Fraud Office, of the implications of the UK Bribery Act 2010. The aspect which interests me in … Continue reading

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IQPC Exchange in Munich: Information Retention and eDiscovery in Europe

The civil law jurisdictions of mainland Europe have no discovery tradition as it is understood in common law countries like the US and UK. The IQPC Information Retention and eDiscovery Exchange in Munich was an opportunity for corporate counsel to … Continue reading

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Premonitions of what was to come

I have no idea what is happening in this photograph: That is not strictly true – I know that it was taken at IQPC in Munich last week just as I was about to moderate a panel on data protection … Continue reading

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A useful guide to sources on EU Data Privacy Laws

The Guidance Software Newsroom carries a new article by Denise Backhouse of the eData Practice of Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, LLP headed Master European Data Privacy Laws. I refer you to it because it is expressly intended as a guide … Continue reading

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IQPC the best London e-disclosure conference again

The three-day IQPC Information Retention and eDisclosure Management Summit is over for another year. It is the biggest and best conference in the London calendar and one which genuinely aspires to do better each year. Everyone I spoke to seemed … Continue reading

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IQPC: I heard your judges’ panel blew the doors off the joint

The quotation in my heading just came in from Gregory Bufithis of The Posse List. The reference is to the judicial panel yesterday at IQPC in London comprising (alphabetically) His Honour Judge Simon Brown QC, US Magistrate Judge John Facciola, … Continue reading

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A week of change in e-Disclosure as well as in politics

It is not often that you look back over a week or so and know that you will always remember it. Eight days ago, we had the same government as we had had for 13 years; now, not only the … Continue reading

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Imminent reform in prospect for Australian discovery process

Reform of the discovery process in Australia is said to be “imminent”, according to an article in the New Lawyer. The article says that the Attorney General has asked the Australian Law Reform Commission to explore options to promote the … Continue reading

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Women in eDiscovery at IQPC on 18 May

It is not too late to sign up for the women in e-Discovery session at IQPC’s Information Retention and e-Disclosure Summit on Wednesday 18 May. The conference itself runs from Monday 17 May and the Women in eDiscovery session takes … Continue reading

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Listening to myself talking about e-Disclosure for the IQPC Information Retention and E-Disclosure Summit

I have been listening to a podcast which I made recently for IQPC as part of the run-up to their Information Retention & E-Disclosure Management Summit in London on 17-19 May 2010. It can be accessed from the Summit’s home … Continue reading

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The 2010 Duke Conference on US Civil Litigation

No one with any interest in the US Federal Rules of Civil Procedure could be unaware of the debates which have been going on about the costs of civil litigation and, in particular, of discovery. A conference is being held … Continue reading

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Plenty to do in an ever busier eDiscovery market

It is very flattering when people write in to ask if I am all right because they have noted that the number of blog posts is down in a particular week, suggesting as it does that people do not merely … Continue reading

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Peer-to-peer networking at the IQPC Corporate Counsel Exchange in Brussels

The night before I left for IQPC’s Corporate Counsel Exchange in Brussels, I gave a short talk at an event organised by 7Safe in London. I will write about that separately, but its theme was that we are seeing a … Continue reading

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IQPC Corporate Counsel Exchange in Brussels 18 – 20 April

I am off to Brussels at the weekend for IQPC’s Corporate Counsel Exchange. The format for this conference is rather different from the conventional series of panel discussions and platform speeches – there are plenty of these, but the primary … Continue reading

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US District Judge to Speak on Women in eDiscovery Panel at LegalTech

One of the best panels at the Masters Conference in Washington last year was  the Women Thought Leader Panel:  The Art of Negotiating E-Discovery moderated by Caitlin Murphy of CT Summation and including Shawnna Childress of LECG,  co-founder of Women … Continue reading

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The e-Disclosure Information Project in 2009 and 2010

My e-Disclosure predictions for 2010 are up on the website of the Society for Computers and Law. I have not checked back to my previous years’ SCL predictions, but I think that this batch have much more, and much better-grounded, … Continue reading

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451 Group reports on IQPC in New York

I was not at IQPC’s E-discovery conference in New York last week (see IQPC New York – minimizing risks, costs and challenges). Fortunately the 451 Group’s Katey Wood was there and her report is here. Two of the points which … Continue reading

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IQPC New York – minimizing risks, costs and challenges

Minimizing risks, costs and challenges is the title of the IQPC eDiscovery conference taking place in New York from 7 to 9 December 2009. I will not be there, but the agenda offers more opportunities than its title suggests. I … Continue reading

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How IT can support judicial reform? asks Dutch judge Dory Reiling

How many judges do you know who might write a PhD thesis with the title Technology for Justice: How Information Technology Can Support Judicial Reform, discuss it on her blog, and promise to inform you of its publication by Twitter. … Continue reading

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Planning the IQPC E-Disclosure Conference for London in May 2010

Planning is in hand for IQPC’s May 2010 E-Disclosure conference. Good conferences like this provide elements which other forms of information delivery lack, not least the opportunity to interact with those whose data we write and talk about. Having got … Continue reading

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KPMG survey: Is the legal department ready?

Read KPMG’s new survey on corporate readiness for litigation and then read the judgment in Earles v Barclays Bank. You may spot a connection. KPMG have published the results of the survey which Alex Dunstan-Lee previewed for us at IQPC’s … Continue reading

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Posse List post profiles Project

I find myself in the unusual position of being the subject of a blog post rather than the writer. I was interviewed in Brussels last week by Gregory Bufithis of the Posse List which describes itself accurately as “your source … Continue reading

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Information retention at e-Disclosure conference in Brussels

I demonstrated my own commitment to information retention by mislaying my notes of the sessions at IQPC’s Information Retention and E-Disclosure Management Europe Conference in Brussels last week. As with all the best document retention policies, this means that I … Continue reading

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Learning in good company at IQPC e-Disclosure Conference in Brussels

I got back late on Thursday from IQPC’s Information Retention and E-Disclosure Management Europe conference in Brussels. I was on three panels on the first day, attended several others, met or re-met countless people, and yet seemed in retrospect to … Continue reading

Posted in Altien, Discovery, DocuMatrix, E-Discovery Suppliers, eDisclosure, eDisclosure Conferences, eDiscovery, Electronic disclosure, Epiq Systems, FTI Technology, Guidance Software, HP, IBM, IQPC, KPMG, LDM, Legal Inc, Litigation Support, Recommind | Leave a comment

Clearing the decks before going to Brussels

I do not pretend that this job is hard work in the way that trying to reach a sales target or managing a large project is hard work. It is far too enjoyable for that. It would, however, be good … Continue reading

Posted in Brussels, Data privacy, Data Protection, Discovery, DocuMatrix, Document Retention, E-Discovery Suppliers, eDisclosure, eDisclosure Conferences, eDiscovery, Electronic disclosure, Epiq Systems, EU, Guidance Software, IQPC, KPMG, Litigation Readiness, Litigation Support, Recommind, Regulatory investigation | Leave a comment

More than one reason for new FTI Paris presence

It is interesting to find FTI Consulting, Inc. opening a new forensic and litigation consulting practice in Paris. There is more to this, I suspect, than the economic truism that, for those who can afford it, recession is the best … Continue reading

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The UK is well-placed between the EU and the rest of the eDiscovery world

The first big eDiscovery conference of the autumn is IQPC’s Information Retention and E-Disclosure Management Europe conference in Brussels on 30 September and 1 October. I am going there mainly to take part in a panel organised by Guidance Software … Continue reading

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Show me more like this

Guidance Software’s new EnCase Portable is interesting enough for itself. The way in which they are promoting it is even more so. The industry as a whole could make use of YouTube’s ability to point users to related material. I … Continue reading

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The anatomy of practical disclosure and the body of evidence

Having not previously opened my doors to guest contributors, I now do so for the second time in a week. Legal Inc, who are amongst the sponsors of the e-Disclosure Information Project, held a workshop with the medical title shown … Continue reading

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Mock e-Disclosure hearing photographs

For those who have already seen the post about our mock e-disclosure hearing at IQPC last week, I have now added some photographs to it. They and others can also be found here. They were all taken by Sonia Perez … Continue reading

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Making a play to sugar the e-disclosure pill

In a previous post (The discovery of disclosure commonality with a trans-Atlantic judicial panel)  I told how IQPC had, at my suggestion,  invited US Magistrate Judge John Facciola and Chief US Magistrate Judge Paul Grimm to come to their Information … Continue reading

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The discovery of disclosure commonality with a trans-Atlantic judicial panel

If I were to define a perfect working day it would go something like this: wake up in a comfortable hotel and take a five minute stroll to Piccadilly; sit on a platform with the two leading US and the … Continue reading

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Everything and everyone at the IQPC Information Retention and E-Discovery Management Conference

I reached IQPC’s Information Retention and E-Discovery Management  Conference 2009 just as the first speaker stood up on Wednesday morning, feeling rather like Phileas Fogg as he burst into the Reform Club with seconds to spare. Although I had not … Continue reading

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Compliance with the demands of an e-disclosure diary

I don’t think I envisaged a peaceful life when I decided to commit all my time to promoting electronic disclosure, but I am not sure either that I foresaw this much activity compressed into a short space. It is just … Continue reading

Posted in 7Safe, Autonomy, Autonomy ZANTAZ, Case Management, Court Rules, Courts, CPR, Discovery, eDisclosure, eDisclosure Conferences, eDiscovery, Electronic disclosure, Forensic data collections, IQPC, Litigation, Litigation Support, Lord Justice Jackson, Trilantic | Leave a comment

The untapped potential of YouTube as a promotional medium

You can launch political policies, bands and brands on YouTube, but perhaps not 1,000 page interim reports on litigation costs. Lord Justice Jackson will do his launch tomorrow with an old-fashioned press conference. Other things, however, bring the marketing and … Continue reading

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Guidance Software survey for IQPC

The Information Retention and e-Disclosure Conference run by IQPC is usually one of the best in the calendar, with a better-than-usual mix of corporate users and information professionals. It take place this year on 20 and 21 May at Le … Continue reading

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